June 21, 2014
by William Helbling
The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) on Thursday ruled that a pregnant Frenchwoman was entitled to income support after she stopped working in Britain. The woman, Jessie Saint Prix, entered the UK in 2006 and has worked as teaching assistant and other in school jobs. Saint Prix decided ...[read more]
March 23, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The EU's European Commission on Sunday announced plans to sue the UK with respect to its welfare policies, under which migrants must pass a "right to reside" test in order to gain access to the government's welfare programs. The "right to reside" test requires migrants from other EU countries to ...[read more]
December 17, 2013
by Kyle Webster
Recently, the Boeing Company and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) underwent a controversial legal battle that eventually resulted in the NLRB dropping the case in 2011. The charge against Boeing, a corporation that designs, manufactures and sells aircraft internationally, was led by Lafe ...[read more]
December 17, 2013
by Sarah Steers
A report published by the Congressional Research Service in December 2012 acknowledged the difficulty of accurately assessing right-to-work laws and the economic outcomes of individual states. The report reviewed studies that focused on the effects of right-to-work laws on job growth and wages, ...[read more]
December 17, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
During the colonial and revolutionary period of the US, most Americans practiced agriculture. The early US also had a substantial population of laborers, a group that included artisans, indentured servants and slaves. Many laborers resided in the major colonial cities of Philadelphia, New York and ...[read more]
December 17, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
Nearly half of US states have adopted labor laws known as right-to-work laws. These laws have recently become established in traditionally union-strong states, and they allow companies to employ individuals without a mandate that the employees be union members. Labor and right-to-work laws have ...[read more]
December 5, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
11/21/2013: Wisconsin Supreme Court vacated contempt order against anti-collective bargaining law. 09/13/2013: Wisconsin judge struck down controversial collective bargaining law. 09/09/2013: Indiana judge found right-to-work unconstitutional. 08/15/2013: Michigan appeals court ruled right-to- ...[read more]
September 10, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
A judge for Indiana's Lake County Superior Court ruled Monday that the state's right-to-work law violates the Indiana Constitution. The state law bans unions from receiving compensation from non-union employees to pay for bargaining costs and services. Federal law, however, requires unions to ...[read more]
August 16, 2013
by G. Redd
The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that Michigan's right-to-work law, applies to civil service employees. PA 349 makes it illegal for employers to require employees to pay union dues, and is viewed by its opponents as a legislative attack on organized labor. The AFL-CIO of Michigan, ...[read more]
April 4, 2013
by Brandon Gatto
A Michigan state court judge on Wednesday denied a request by Attorney General Bill Schuette to dismiss a lawsuit filed by organized labor supporters and alleging that the state's new right-to-work laws were passed in violation of the Michigan Open Meetings Act (OMA). In denying the motion to ...[read more]

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